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Lamb Chops = An Easy Easter

Easter and lamb are synonymous. Thanks to the Tri-Lamb Group we have gotten to try a variety of lamb dishes. We have used butterflied leg of lamb, lamb shanks, ground lamb and lamb shoulder. The one cut we haven’t tried is lamb chops. Lamb chops can from variety of places on the lamb. Lamb loin [...]
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Lamb Carnitas Tacos

We just heard back from the lamb folks… and unfortunately our most awesome Barbacoa Lamb didn’t win. The winning recipe for DC involves Indian spice and sounds pretty good. Thats ok, we still love lamb and had a blast. It was a seriously good recipe and you should try it. However, it wasn’t the only [...]
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Citrusy Lamb Barbacoa

Sometimes good things don’t have to come to an end. Carolyn and I were quite happy to hear from the Tri-Lamb Group that the Lamb Supper Club was going to continue and they were going to up the ante by adding a contest! This time, instead of providing us with a seasonal recipe, lamb and [...]
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Indoor Pulled Pork – A Favorite

The Bitten Words posted on this recipe and gave it high marks. Being a northerner, I am no BBQ expert. So, when these guys say this is the real deal, it counts for a lot. This recipe isn’t quick and there are some tedious bits, but the results are great. It calls for first brining [...]
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Broiled Chicken

Broiled chicken is the most spectacularly delicious dish. Dried out, boneless, skinless chicken breast has given chicken a bad. These days the standard chicken dish has no chicken flavor, it is usually boring white meat with other flavors added. Broiled or roasted chicken, however, is full of chicken flavor and soul. Roasting chicken pieces on [...]
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Baked Eggs w/ Cheese, Tomatoes & Bacon

This post represents a first for me…it is the first time I posted the same day I cooked something. Usually I am pretty lazy and there is a week or even a month between cooking and posting. I am going to try and get better about that, or just stop worrying about writing witty things [...]
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Beef Chili with Beans

We tried out this chili recipe over the winter and I have been meaning to get it up here. It is not that it was bad–the chili came out great–I am just lazy. This chili is not to spicy but has just enough kick. There are a lot of ingredients that go into this chili, [...]
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Pan Seared, Thick Cut Steak

I am a steak fan, so when ever I come across a new recipe for steaks I give it a try. The previous recipe I posted here gives great results, but I am always up for trying something new. When I came across this recipe in Cook’s Illustrated I had to try it. The recipe [...]
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Thin Crust Pizza

Successfully making thin crust pizza at home is not an easy task. When I have tried before I end up with a crust that over cooked and cracker like, or one that is limp and under cooked. That is why I was so happy to see that Cook’s Illustrated had done some testing and made [...]
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How to poach a chicken breast

Poached chicken is one of the most versatile things you can have sitting around in the fridge. Mix with a sauce and toss it in a sandwich. Add some dressing and place it on a salad. Throw it with some pasta and your done! Chicken Caesar Salad, Chicken quesadillas, Vietnamese chicken salad… Done, Done and [...]
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